Stressed pupils need a little quiet each day

The Times, 05/03/2014: Schools should encourage pupils to observe a daily period of quiet reflection to help them to cope with stress and the pressure to achieve, said Anthony Seldon, master of Wellington College. Seldon claimed that a daily period of stillness would improve children’s mental health and help them to combat anxiety and depression.

His comments follow a warning that Britain is failing children with inadequate mental health services despite an escalating number of cases of anxiety disorders, including among younger children.

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